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news, washington. >>> "the new york times" blogger studies all the polls and he says the latest statistic shows president obama leading in 19 out of the 20 swing state polls. silver predicted the 2008 election correctly in 49 out of the 50 states. he said there is a 16% chance that the state polls could be wrong and governor romney will win the race. >>> governor jerry brown is spending the last few days before the election campaigning for proposition 30. he visited some phone bank workers in l.a. this afternoon. proposition 30 would temporarily raise sales tax a quarter cent and hike income taxes on individuals may knowing more than $250,000 a year. it is expected to raise $6 billion to help fund education. but there are mixed feelings about the plan. >> essentially what they're going to do is use the money they would have had to fund education this year and spend that on other projects that they want to use. >> we stand for schools and we stand for the future. that's why i think proposition 30 will have a very strong win on tuesday. >> prop 30 faces challenges from rival prop
on the holiday tree, and the christmas carols for the christmas washington tv special. but this year, there will be a break from tradition. ♪ of course, this year, christmas in washington will include the pop culture phenom, psy, dancing and singing "gangnam style." he's going to do the dance for president obama and everybody else. >>> reminder, storm coverage continues starting at 4:30 in the morning. we'll have the latest traffic and weather trouble spots. and on, as well. thanks for joining us. stay safe, driving tomorrow. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the t
rainfall into washington and oregon. but for us, a little different matter. we have high pressure building in from the south and deflecting any rain at this point. also, gradually warming our temperatures up. we're not going to go with hot weather the next 48 hours. more on the mild side. for tomorrow, 50s and 60s at the coastline. we'll go with 70s inland. by this weekend, that's when we start to pull the trigger on much warmer weather, where temperatures could go up an estimated 5 to 15 degrees. for tomorrow morning, not a whole lot in way of extensive low cloud cover. we'll have patchy fog on the coastline. what you do want to know by the afternoon on friday, not completely sunny. we'll have high-level cloud cover move over the entire bay area with the system we just pointed out. and we're not expecting rainfall. we're not going to get the full-blown sunshine until saturday afternoon and also on sunday, as temperatures are going to surge. as for the morning hours, no surge in those numbers. it's going to be cold out here. possibly close to the 30s on the grapevines of napa. 49 in san jo
on the table. brian moore has the story from washington. >> reporter: back from an extended holiday and facing a looming deadline, lawmakers from both parties seem optimistic about diffusing the fiscal cliff time bomb. >> unfortunately, for the last ten days with the house and congress gone for the thanksgiving recess there hasn't been much progress made. tomorrow there's no excuse. we are back in town. >> reporter: democrats want to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans and republicans who once refused to raise taxes on anyone ever are signaling their willingens to compromise. >> when you are $16 trillion in debt the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid the coming grove and republicans, republicans should put revenue on the table. >> the world has changed and the economic situation is different. ronald reagan and tip o'neill realized that in t '80s. already if republicans have to raise tacks they want democrats to scale back spending on social programs. >> entitlement reform is the only way we will really get the debt and deficit under control and we have to take it on.
of the guard that will be felt all the wra to washington, d.c. after 40 years in çoffice, congressman pete stark is out. in his place, a 31-year-old newcomer.ç the double city councilman will be the second biggest number in congress. he notes political gridlock.ç he says his youth and optimism could help. >> the 113th congress will be the youngest, most inexperienced congress in the history of congress. and i see that notç as a liability, but as an opportunity. >> as for congressman stark who was first elected in 1972, he issued a statement today saying he would be happy to give him guidance in the future.ç we have plenty more election coverage on our web siet at nç >> it says it will now use chrome alloy to replace all of the damaged pipes. chevron says the new pipes will fix the main problem that led to the fire which was pipe corrosion. it hopes to get all repairs done early next year and have that refinery working back at a hundred percent within the first three months of the year.ç a rush hour tragedy avoided tonight. a woman accidentally drove her car on t
. johnson led the nationals to the playoffs for the first time since the franchise moved to washington, d.c.. what about the marlins, their shortstop jose reyes is headed to toronto, along with josh johnson and mark buehrle in the latest fire sale by the marlins. they spend over 200 million dollars last winter and have moved all of the players they signed to very big contracts. pepperdine visiting cal on the hardwood, late first half cal up 3. ricky gets the loose ball. cal up by 10 at the break. second half, crab hits his fourth three-pointer of the game. he had a career high 34 points on the night. cal wins big. over on the gridiron, stanford is gearing up for their showdown with second ranked oregon. saturday night in eugene, they know they have their work cut out for them taking on the undefeated ducks at home. >> i remember the last time i was there, i couldn't feel my heartbeat. i felt like i had three or four heartbeats because it was just shaking and -- but it's fun. i mean, that's where college -- college football should be played in atmospheres like that. >> best of luck to the
moore, nbc news, washington. >>> many california teachers spent their sunday rallies for proposition 30 here in california which would prevent billions of dollars in cuts of education. supporters are going door to door to get out the vote and gavin knewsome told krooud crowd the future of the state's public schools is on the line on tuesday. >> we can't afford to make these cuts to the most vulnerable. heck, i'm a democrat like i imagine many of you because we want to eliminate poverty, ignorance and disease. we have to step up and step in and support proposition 30. >> prop 30 will increase income taxes on individuals that make more than $250,000 a year and increase the tale sales tax. and prop 38 raises taxes on everyone and funds education through a new trust fund. if they pass the proposition with the most votes becomes law. >>> 11 statewide propositions on the ballot in california. most of the attention and ads are focused on proposition 32 and 38. but proposition 34 maybe the most controversial. it would repeal the death penalty. nbc bay area's kimberly tere has more on why voters
to oregon and washington. still deflecting most of the energy to the north. not completely out of the picture. if you are in the north bay, sonoma, mend seen know and lake counties youly see a few showers off and on. for the rest of the bay area we will see a chance of rain as the upper low scoots in during the day offi day. stay tuned to jeff and cristina this week. it looks like this system could be on the strong side in terms of the wind and heavier rain coming in. the future cast shows you a few stray showers in the north bay off and on in to tuesday afternoon. on the flip side, areas south of san jose may warm close to 70. morgan hill and gilroy by the middle of the week. warmup for the south bay approaching wednesday. tomorrow we will see low to mid-60s from san jose south. and in to the north bay highs in the low 60s, close to 60 in san francisco and 64 in oakland. the first half of the week is mainly dry. the exception is northern sonoma county. the clouds nil fill in and rain drops will start. looks like a little of that on friday and i have my eyes on that system. it
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